Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has selected Taikoo (Shandong) Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (STAECO) in China as an authorised conversion centre.
The passenger-to-freighter company has opted to open the new centre which is located on the east coast of China in Jinan at Yao Qiang International Airport, in between Shanghai and Beijing.
AEI already has three active centres including, Commercial Jet in Miami (Florida); Commercial Jet Services in Dothan (Alabama); and KF Aerospace in Kelowna (B.C. Canada).
AEI senior vice president for sales and marketing, Robert T. Convey said: “As we gear up production for the B737-800SF program, we needed to expand our conversion line capacity.
“STAECO is perfectly situated to serve the broader Asia-Pacific region and is an expert in narrowbody maintenance and modifications with vast experience performing cargo conversions.”